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, the trouble moves inland, floods now far worse than anticipated. >> steve: man, look at those pictures. meanwhile, airlines will be busy today untangling what a mess of their own. travelers strangsded with nothing to do but wait. will they fly today or tomorrow or the next day? stay tuned. >> brian: and, just one of the incredible scenes from hurricane irene. a lifeguard shack gets watched away in long beach, new york. we will have the story and hear from one of the lifeguards coming up. "fox & friends" starts right now. captions by closed captioning services [rooster crowing] >> alisyn: good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us bright and early. we are up early to give you the aftermath of irene. she wreaked a lot of havoc in and around new york city. new york city not so much. connecticut, jersey, upstate new york a the love damage this morning. >> steve: indeed. good morning ali and brian: how he was impacted directly by irene. brian and i are appearing today via no electricity at our homes, limited water. this is like the pioneer days. >> alisyn: that explains a few things. >
irene is inland southern new jersey and pennsylvania with several rivers cresting way above usual. steve from our affiliate at wtxf is in trenton this morning. so this is a surprise? >> yeah, right. well, i'll tell you something, here's a little name of a little stream that you've never heard of. and it runs through trenton, the delaware river is flooding trenton big time but here is the story that's going to affect hundreds of thousands of folks especially you people in new york. if you're going north. this is why rail >> the philadelphia rail people figured let's leave our trains there and they're now sitting flooded so you have water over e fun in the flood caused by irene, he went for a swim while sporteding his new york best dad t-shirt for his 3-year-old son to see on tv, peter arnold is dry and he's on the couch this morning. good morning to you, peter. >> good morning, thanks for having me. >> what were you thinking? >> not much, i think weri, dur that time. i'm starting to start a new fitness craze called street swimming. it's like you only have to do it once every three or f
was straying from their marriage. in another salacious twist, josh's father, steve powell, says that he had an intimate relationship with susan as well. susan's family says these are all lies. today, some of the 30 u.s. service members killed earlier this month when their chopper was shot down in afghanistan will be laid to rest. many of the dead were navy seals, part of that same unit that hunted down and killed usama bin laden. this afternoon's service will be held at arlington national cemetery. the names of those being memorialized and buried not yet, released for safety reasons, of course. an update on hawkeye, the dog who laid by his master's casket for the duration of the funeral. you can see this. hawkeye belonged to navy seal john hummelson, one of those troops killed in afghanistan and there is word this morning hawkeye now has a new home. one of petty officer's tummelson's friends is taking him in. you probably saw that video before our show if you were watching bill o'reilly. >> we had that yesterday morning. that was quite a story. >> let's talk politics now. the place, new ham
put people back to work. >> it's all mixed in together. i mean, just to talk about what steve was saying there. in the first day after they solved the debt ceiling crisis, they spent -- the u.s. government spent $239 billion. that's 60% of what they're supposed to spend in a week. which is $400 billion. is that scary? the u.s. government is spending $400 billion a week and in the first day, they spent 630%. if you think this debt ceiling debate is going away, it ain't. because that's how much dough they're spending in one day and yet, they're going to talk and get together to cut $1.5 trillion which would kind of be a drop in the bucket. >> before he was elected president of the united states, he was a law professor, does he have the experience to run the bigst economy in the world? fast forward now. here we are. he's the president, we're in economic trouble. eric cantor told "the wall street journal", the president is in over his head. >> when you ask what kind of negotiator he is, to me, it is -- it is not someone who has a grounding in what business is about in this count
qaddafi is but we know the streets of tripoli are filled with rebels. what else can you tell us? >> steve, we just went down into the hotel lobby, the reporters are basically in the hotel where we've been for months trying to cover this conflict under heavy scrutiny and basically run into six armed men who say police officers are protecting the hotel but basically say we cannot leave. we're still waiting to go and do our jobs, get out on the streets and report these events. they are saying to us you can't leave and they're citing the fact that there's too many snipers in this area. i'll caution the figure of 95% of the army, 20% in pro government and pro qaddafi hands still including that compound you spoke of which is no more than, you know, a kilometer, half a kilometer behind the hotel where, you know, there's still some holdouts putting up stiff resistance there so right now, we're caught between the lines but we're hoping, you know, that some short time, we can actually get out and start looking and speaking to the people and find out what's going on here. >> how did this go from a s
. steve brown is live in ames with some recap. good morning to you, steven. there was a lot going on there, wasn't there? >> there was a bunch. steve, gretchen, clayton, all good morning. gretchen, got to ask you, what's up with the candidates from your home state? i thought minnesota nice was a law if your state. last night, it was revoked obviously and it had michelle bachmann and tim pawlenty spending much of the evening going at each other. here is yet one small example of that exchange. have a listen. >> she says that she's fighting for these things. she fought for less government spending. we got a lot more. she led the effort against obama care. we got obama care. she led the effort against tarp. we got tarp. she said she's got a titanium spine, it's not her spine we're worried about, it's her record of results. if that's your view of effective leadership with results, please stop because you're killing us. >> wait. >> you were governor in minnesota, you implemented cap and trade in our state. and you praised the unconstitutional individual mandates and you called for requiring a
this but nonetheless, the meter is running. >> certainly is. as the day ticks down. good morning, steve, gretchen and peter. it appears president obama should get out his bill signing pen. he may need it sometime after around noon today to sign new legislation raising the nation's debt ceiling. the house voted 259-161 to pass, to raise america's borrowing limit. immediately $400 billion and then by another $1.5 to $2 trillion over time. while the top senate democrat wasn't making any promises, he suggests that the bill should pass the senate. >> i'm a long time member of congress. and i never count my votes until they're cast. so i'm hopeful but know that the republicans are going to have to produce some votes and we're going to have to produce some votes and i'm not here to declare victory. we have to get this thing passed. >> while it does appear that there is enough bipartisan support in the senate to get it to the president to sign, one of the top tea party republicans in the senate intends to vote against it. and suggests that the $2 trillion in spending cuts and spending caps don't go far
. but it gets three, four feet deep, in big trouble. >> as you pointed out, steve, this already being an already wet season we've broken the all-time wettest month here in new york city with some saying more than ten inches still to come in the next 24 hours, we've already broken the wettest month here in new york city. 16.85 inches, so, it's going to shatter the all-time wettest month here in new york city. >> you saw the pictures from virginia. elizabeth has been in virginia beach covering the hurricane. elizabeth, we're starting to see daylight out there. not looking too bad. >> a pretty day. >> you look lovely. >> thank you. >> that's the update there. >> i know you guys have a long road ahead of you. look behind me, auf long day of wind and rain what we're seeing now is what you will eventually see and i have good news, when we first started this morning, winds were about 50 miles per hour and they have he' dropped to 29 miles per hour, an indicator that hurricane irene is moving and look at the stand behind me, we saw 24 foot waves at the peak of the storm and the water was all the way up
newschannel debate in ames, iowa, ahead of the straw poll that's going to happen this weekend. steve brown is on the campus of iowa state university, bright and early this morning, you're on central time, steve. welcome and good morning. >> we are. >> good morning and go cyclones! good morning, gretchen, steve, peter, you need an actual a full inhale before you say the name of tonight's debate is the fox news washington examiner republican party of iowa republican candidates debate. and that takes a full breath but if you're going to take a look at the combatants in this particular debate, let's talk about first the arguably the candidate that has been most in the move in the polls and that would be michelle bachmann. you could argue that based on her performances in the two nationally televised debates so far, that has helped propel michelle bachmann up into the top tier of the presidential candidates for the g.o.p. now, it is interesting in that we've got to debate and then we've got an actual measurable event coming up on saturday which is the straw poll and the chairman of the state p
inside otherwise you might blow away. >> and apple boss steve jobs photo controversy looking gravely ill. but is it a fake? then, coupon lady, why she is told her coupons are no good at this supermarket. >> this was personal. >> the confrontation caught on camera. >> i can't use my coupons? >> is america ready for chaz bono on dancing with the stars? >> that's going to get a lot of people talking. >>> hello, everybody. thank you for joining us for our first broadcast in high definition. we hope you like our crisp new look no matter what kind of television set you might be watching on. she didn't say a word but she still made quite a statement. on stage at the mtv video music awards beyonce opened her jacket and rubbed her belly and let the world know she is pregnant with her first child. jim morets that and all of the other drama at the always entertaining vmas. >> beyonce rubs her belly making it official. the superstar is pregnant with her first child. proud hubby jay-z beams from the audience getting a pat on the back from pal can yeah west- - kanye west he even gives beyonce a salute
before the liberation of libya is complete. our steve harrigan streaming live again tonight from tripoli. what are you seeing there tonight, steve. >> shepard, we are seeing a lot of gunfire, a lot of tracer fire. six months ago it was qaddafi forces firing those antiaircraft guns at nato airplanes. this time around, six months later, it is rebels. they are firing up into the air in celebration. probably those same guns. it is a little unusual though to see so much celebration in a city where there are still pockets of fighting and killing going on, shepard. >> shepard: everybody seems to be talking about qaddafi's whereabouts. but it never turns out to be true. >> a lot of rumors, some people say, is here in tripoli. ever -- other people speculate hometown of sirte. qaddafi had not been taken. he is determined to keep on fighting. his very presence out there really gives heart and support to those who want to resist this new government, shepard. >> shepard: steve harrigan live in early friday morning in tripoli. a major hurricane is on its way to the east coast. we're expecting an updat
be an historic hurricane irene. >>> and stepping down, steve jobs, the founder and creative force behind apple shocked the tech world by quitting his post. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning everybody and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. we begin with the latest on hurricane irene, a large and dangerous storm taking aim at the east coast. irene will hit the western bahamas later today. significant damages reported on smaller, less populated islands. the storm center is currently about 150 miles east-southeast of nassau. irene is a category 3 storm with sustained winds of 115 miles per hour, and is expected to strengthen today. storm watches for the carolinas will likely be posted this morning. irene is moving north-northeast, heading up the atlantic coast. the storm could make landfall anywhere from north carolina to new england, but looks likely to affect much of the eastern seaboard. >>> as irene heads north the navy has ordered ships at virginia's norfolk naval base to prepare to move. in north carolina the national guard is on standby and evacuations are under way along the o
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on this tuesday morning. the date is august 16, 2011. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. i love to see the sunrise. glad to at least see the sun which hopefully we'll see more of later on today. >> i think we will see more today than we saw yesterday. we'll go with fatherly sunny skies for the day today. some clouds out there this morning. some clouds will be featured during the course of date today and can't rule out a shower. although i think for the most part, we'll be dry. don't worry too much about that. let's talk about temperatures. we'll talk about our temperature trend as we will continue to see our highs in the 80s. today, look for a high of about 85 degrees. our average high for this date, 87 degrees. tomorrow, 88. it will be warm, warm on thursday as well. currently, we are at 72 degrees. we just dropped off, 72 degrees now in the district. 07 in annapolis. 67 in baltimore and dulles airport. salisbury, maryland is at 68 degrees. there is rain to our north and by north i mean in pennsylvania and new york state. most of that should remain well to the north but, as you can se
news. it is monday morning, august 15th, glad you're along with us this morning. i'm steve shanahan. >> and i'm alison moore. new this morning, a water-main break in upper marlboro has shut down the road in both directions between carol way and brentwood drive. wsoc crews on the scene trying to shut down the main. residents in were experiencing low water pressure. >>> and breaking news for rail riders to report, too. before we get to weather, water is causing trouble on the tracks. flooding near the braddock metro keeping trains from running between braddock road and the airport. right now shuttle buses are taking riders between the affected stations on the blue and yellow line. we understand hundreds of people in line at this moment at the braddock road station. >>> alison, great to have you back. now we're going to keep our distance. a little bit more of -- >> i'll this over there in a few minutes. >> i'll be waiting for you. >> welcome back, alison. hope you had a good vacation. returning to foggy conditions across portions of the area, lots of clouds and likely rainfall here and
is the fate of apple as steve jobs is calling it quits? >> in glen burnie, word of an accident. we are tracking want in white [ waves crashing ] [ whistling ] ♪ [ webber ] discover all that northwest florida has to offer. seventeen hidden beaches, one revealing destination. and only at southwest.com can you get 99-dollar fares nonstop from bwi airport to panama city beach. [ ding ] >> welcome back. 6:14. 77 degrees downtown. we expect some rain to move and later this morning. take an umbrella. 73 at the airport. 73 in westminster. we're watching some thunderstorms dropping in from pennsylvania and west virginia. they are pretty strong. the direction of movement is down towards us. take an umbrella with you. into later this morning, some showers and thunderstorms are going to pop up and some could be strong. let's talk about the hurricane. that will affect us over the weekend. it is moving through the bahamas and it has weakened just a little bit. it is still a category 3 hurricane with sustained winds over 100 miles per hour. there will be a tremendous amount of damage coming out
.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. 5:08. 71 degrees on tv hill. steve jobs has resigned. >> hurricane irene clears the streets in the bahamas. kate amara is following the storm perhaps along the east coast. >> good morning. 5:10. 76 degrees downtown. it is dry in baltimore for now. we could see some thunderstorms later this morning. there might be some showers and storms popping up. warmer than yesterday. 73 at the airport. 72 in westminster. increasing clouds with a chance for showers and thunderstorms. take an umbrella with you. now to the news desk. >> hurricane irene is gaining strength with winds over 100 miles per hour. >> we have to be ready. kate amara joins us live with more. >> they are talking about possibly evacuate parts of manhattan this morning. this is a big storm. irene could intensify to a category four today. a night of heavy wind and rain. hurricane irene battered the bahamas and is headed for the u.s. it is a massive storm, poised to make landfall here by the weekend. >> our predictions are not anything but predictions and we must a
. good morning. >> good morning, allison, good morning, steve. >> reporter: this gridlock is expected to impact western maryland for the early morning rush hour all the way into the evening and afternoon rush hour here in northern virginia. army-navy drive here around pentagon city will be shut down around 9:30 to prepare for this event. the traffic is expected to be so bad that the federal government has strongly urged workers to either telecommute or take leave today. the ride marks the anniversary of 9/11 leaving haggerstown, maryland, around 1:00 this afternoon. the bikers will then head u.s. 15 with rolling closures along the way. the duls tollway, duls toll road will be shut down. the bikers head to new york. closures will affect drivers on 395 north, 295, pennsylvania avenue, b w parkway and 95 northbound. the ride each year commemorates the 9/11 anniversary. with the 10th anniversary this year, the number of bikers is expected to more than quadruple to 1800. them' leave maryland around 10:00, head to virginia with a caravan 150 miles long. the ride started near shanksville, pe
are in. and that deadline, of course, is tomorrow. steve handelsman is on capitol hill with the latest. hey, steve. >> reporter: wendy and barbara, thanks, good evening. here on capitol hill today, vice president biden was saying this crisis is over. that americans can now turn their attention again to job creation. if, he said, if this agreement passes. [ banging gavel ] >> the house will be in order. >> reporter: can speaker john boehner get enough republicans to say yes to the debt ceiling deal? boehner hassling to do. many in the tea party will vote no. >> the problem isn't the debt ceiling. it's the debt. >> reporter: some liberal house democrats will vote no. >> there's no balance. there are no revenues. god forbid would he ask, as the republicans call them, the job creators, the millionaires and billionaires, to pay anything. >> reporter: the compromised plan would cut about $1 trillion in spending right away. form a new bipartisan super committee to find another $1.5 trillion in savings by november. if congress fails to act on those recommendations this year, broad spending cut
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you for being with us. i'm steve chenevey jack kemp -- i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> let's check in with tony perkins this morning. >> i'm ready this morning. no flies in the air. >> your arms are prepared. five and a half hours. >> listen. some rain on the way. we'll see some rain showers move through here this morning and perhaps later on today as well. let's star with hd radar. not raining right here right now. it will be a couple of hours before that happens. but our viewers out to the west in portions of western maryland, west virginia, you are getting some rain and even some thunderstorm activity. some of that is beginning to move into front royal, hagerstown getting some showers. the panhandle of west virginia, some thunderstorms there. all of this is pushing southward, south and east so it will be coming through our area during these morning hours. right now, you are fine. but some more rain -- not more rain, some rain moving in. let's take a look at the temperatures. it is unusually warm right now at reagan national, 85 degrees. just holding on to the war
'm steve chenevey. >> i'm tony perkins. that rain yesterday was intense. it was coming down so hard, i'm walking around my house, checking making sure i'm not getting any leak coming through the ceiling. >> torrential in spots. let's get right to the maps. i can show you how hard the rain fell across parts of the area. these are rain totals. not putting numbers on these. the heaviest rain was just west of washington. where you see the darker yellows and reds, that is indicating close to 2 inches of rain. you can see a good portion of area got a nice, heavy dose of rain yesterday. most the area got at least something. that is a little unusual when we are forecasting scattered thunderstorms to see most of the area getting rain. we'll do aall over again today. right now, a lot of moisture. there could be fog in a few spots. later this afternoon, open up the map for you in west virginia. we have new thunderstorms developing. we will have the possible of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in your afternoon forecast. 89 in washington. 85 in front royal. >> thank you. >>> let's check some la
the beach on long island... >> go, go, go! >> reporter: ...steve iorio scrambled to save the property he manages. >> reporter: how is it going, no water right now? >> no, no, no, we've been managing it all night. just trying to stay ahead of it. >> reporter: but in the low- lying community of long beach, new york, irene arrived at the worst possible time, high tide. that lead to several feet of flooding in some areas, though the waters quickly receded after irene moved past. >> another hour we would have been-- this whole street would have been totally filled with water. probably two feet plus in every house. >> reporter: irene indirectly hampered long beach hire fighters who had get past boarded up windows to put out a house fire. and earlier firefighters were called to remove debris from a rooftop, the hazard to the crowds below. >> there is a lot of people, even though there is a mandatory evacuation, they are still mulling about here. it's a spectacle to them a danger to us. >> reporter: the fire chief urged people to stay off the beach and today a reminder of why. >> we have another
: good morning, steve and allison. yeah, we always talk about the qbs in this town and we always will. that's just a fact of this town, it's going to happen. yeah, there is a good, good brewing battle at wide receiver. we know about santana moss, of course, he's the number one guy. they traded for jabar gabany they like it opposite moss. but one guy who looks like he's ready to break out and have a huge year, anthony armstrong, aaa. you find out about that extra a right now. friday night, what a start for the offense. how good was that? that had to feel good to get out there and do it again. >> it felt great, you know, just to run so smoothly, i think we were extremely effective and rex is very efficient with the offense, he was 8-lech at one point -- 8-11 at one point, no sacks. >> you guys threw the ball 24 times in the first half, are you surprised about that? >> no, i wasn't surprised. kyle likes to put it in the air and if tim is going to run like he was, it's going to make it a whole lot easier for everybody. >> reporter: we've bee
, of course, is tomorrow. steve handelsman has been following the developments. he's on capitol hill now, and joined just live. steve, thank you for being there. first question, i guess. this thing going to pass tonight? >> reporter: it looks like it will pass, jim. but i'm smiling. you have to laugh in a way at the way politicians talk around the facts to what they want people to perceive the facts to be. you listen to that sound bite from john bain e you would think there was a requirement for a balanced budget amendment to pass in this like there was in two previous deals he authored and got through the house. there is not. you listen to democrats, a lot of them are upset at the depth of the spending cuts. a lot of them are upset that there are no tax hikes in this package. but many of them are happy, and we'll talk a bit more about why they're happy later, that they feel that there be tax hikes coming up because of this plan, but there are no tax hikes in this plan. so to circle back, jim, to your answer, the house rules committee sent out a rule to vote tonight. it's been approved.
cam. it is august 1st, 2011 thanks for being with us i am steve. >> i am alison. it is like the summer is just gone. >> how did you like july? hot enough for you? >> yeah. >> tony can back that up. >> yeah, hot july hot start in august, july officially the hottest month on record for washington dc, if you were here for the month you know that could be the case we will talk about that later on we are getting off to a warm start your satellite radar, we have quiet conditions across the region a little bit of haze as you saw from our live shot other than that skies are clear a lot of sunshine clouds will come through later associated with a couple showers and thunderstorms that will pop up here and there most of you won't get that activity current temperature 75 degrees, in the nations capitol, baltimore 72 degrees, dulles, 70, fredericks burg, 72 and frederick maryland 64 degrees. mostly sunny, hot, highs again above normal upper 90s a stray thunderstorm this afternoon or evening that is a look at what is happening. now an update on traffic. >> all right tony a lot is happening on the ro
steve good morning. >> thank you so much coming up fox 5 morning news. >> we all want to welcome back congress woman giffords here. [ applause ] >>> an historic moment of great emotion cuts through weeks of partisan bickering as gabrielle giffords stuns her colleagues with a return to the house chamber to cast her vote on the debt limit bill. >> just hours from what may be a final vote in the senate if it passes the president will place his signature on the measure allowing out the go forward and avoid a default. we will talk with jonathan edwards, fox 5 morning news at 7 starts now. >>> take a lookout side, at our tower cam high over wisconsin avenue northwest washington tuesday morning, august 2nd. 2011. good morning glad you are with us, i am steve. >> i am alison seymour. let's see what the weather will be doing we check with tony good morning. >> good morning to you and everybody, we have got for you another hot day on tap today, it won't be as hot yesterday, believe it or not it got up to 100 degrees at regan national airport. saw storms come through too, quiet this morning
winchester, 63 dulles. light northerly wind no shortage of sunshine. back to you steve. >> let's update the morning commute mta announcing all modes of transportation working today. light rail passengers should plan for delays because of storm damage the penn line will operate a limited service schedule metro trains, buses intercounty buses will operate on regular county schedules, julie. >>> all right steve let's say good morning to the crew in sky fox in southern maryland checking out your drive along water street. part of it is still under water a portion remains blocked off in each direction as you travel between maine and pennsylvania, this is out near the courthouse live from this location all morning long. we were told everything was open but that is not the case we can see from holly's live shot that the road remains closed because of standing water they are trying to pump out. unfortunately water street remains closed. >>> back inside and update the ride elsewhere. travelling southbound 270 your lanes are open no incidents to report coming out of german town first day of school
. >>> and a visionary resigns. steve jobs, the genius behind the iphone and ipad steps down as apple's ceo saying he no longer can meet the duties of his job. the decision about his health, and the impact on his company, today, thursday august 25, 20 1 11. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm ann curry. >> i'm david gregory in for matt on a very busy news morning. take a look at the conditions right now in the bahamas. hurricane irene has slammed the island chain. there are reports that 90% of the homes on two of the islands there have been severely daniel. >> that word is chilling for a lot of people along the coast bracing for irene. just this morning, the first hurricane watch was posted for the outer banks of north carolina where evacuations are currently under way. >> already under way. but the real threat could be to the u.s. right here in the northeast as we've been talking about all morning. the most significant hurricane potentially to threaten this area in two decades. experts are warning people here to get prepared. >> we'
the straw poll. steve brown is in ames, iowa with more on this, steve. >> yes, good morning, juliet, clayton and mike. over 16,000 folks came here, a pretty good turnout for the straw poll and there she is, michele bachmann on top of the his. how close ron paul got with far less buzz and far less participation here in iowa, directly himself. but, michele bachmann is the story, quite clearly coming out of the straw poll. she's the winner and not been in the campaign the longest and gotten it done through a lot of help here on the ground from iowans and last night after her victory, she wanted to thank her supporters. >> we love you. >> thank you, everyone. we love you, god bless you. god bless america. now it's on to all 50 states, god bless you everyone. >> now, if you're looking for a second tri story perhaps it belongs to rick santorum, a guy in the low single digit polls here in iowa and nationally and popped up to fourth, a really impressive showing given he has a little campaign money, but instead of money he invested the other valuable thing that he has, which is time. doing over 90 ca
people in just this kind of situation. joining me on the phone is steve, a spokesperson for the red cross. steve, good to have you with us. >> nice being here, thank you. >> martha: steve, what do people need from you folks the most? >> right now, they need sheltering and feed going the things we are doing right now. we have 30 shelters open on long island. we are feeding those people. the next couple of days we will be opening feeding centers for people who don't have power. apparently that will be a large problem. >> martha: how many would you say you have in the shelters right now? >> right now we have 4,000. 4,000 of your favorite friends sleeping next to you. >> martha: how many people evacuated and came to the shelters as you would expect and help they would do? how many may still be stuck in their homes without food and power? >> i'm still in my hotel room. i can only tell you that i have spoken to people all over the island. there are a lot of people on long beach which is right on the water, who are stuck in their homes. >> martha: we are looking at pictures of that area now stev
today. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say good morning to tony perkins. news of a warm day out there. very summery day. >> it is august and it will feel like it it wells in the upper 80s to around -- will feel like it with temperatures in the upper volunteer to around 90. i want to tell you about some rain shower that we've seen in northeastern portions of maryland. we'll keep our eyes open because this could change through the morning and through the day. some of this has been heavy rain up around the aberdeen area and pushing into pennsylvania, philadelphia getting some rainfall and maybe even some lightning up there too. currently, it is 74 degrees at reagan national airport. the humidity is at 73 entrepreneur. the winds are -- the huge is at 73%. the winds are out of the south at nine miles per hour. we cannot rule out some thunderstorms and showers popping up here and there through the day. there are your temperatures. we'll have more on all of that coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you. >>> let's check in
with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm steve chenevey. glad to have you with us. some perkins slide on in with a look at our forecast. >> instead of talking about temperatures, we'll start with our hd radar image so we can show you some of the precipitation moving through portions of the viewing area this morning. some of you off to the east are going what precipitation? it is all out to the west right now. some areas of rain, even some areas of thunderstorm activity out to the west of d.c. you can see the flashes there. you can see appear area of heavy rain really north and west of manassas and out towards front royal, came through front royal already. not much happening inside the beltway but before too long, i think we'll see a few showers move new here as well. so take the umbrella with you this morning. you may need it. you may need it later ontoday as well. current temperatures around the region. 84degrees at reagan national airport. 77 at dulles appear bw incident marshall is at 79 degrees. here what is we're looking for for
this is the last day of august, 2011, the 31st. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> all of the schools in calvert and st. mary's county are still closed today. prince george's county schools are open. there are just four schools there without power. they are glenarden woods elementary, heather hills elementary, rock ledge elementary and tall oaks vocational high school. officials say they will make a status decision about those schools before 6:00 this morning. >>> howard county with just one school without power. it is appleton elementary. anne arundel has 15 schools that will stay closed. that list is on our web site. >>> over 2,000 pepco customers are still in the dark. bge has 57,000 still without power in knife local counties. in southern maryland more than 17,000 customers are still without electricity. some bge customers tell us they are fed up. >> my message for bge is figure it out. >> get your act together, big final. >> my message to bge is can you please turn my power back o i miss the internet. >> help us pay fo
to an agreement that has what might be considered luke warm support. steve handlesman has our report. steve? >> reporter: jim, thanks. it looks like the house, which is debating this weekend debt ceiling deal will take a vote and be done with it by 7:30. leadership says it will pass. it also looks now like the senate will not vote tonight, but instead will take up this deal tomorrow, presuming this deal passes the house. [ banging gavel ] the house will be in order. >> reporter: can speaker john boehner get enough republicans to say yes to the debt ceiling deal? >> i've got a big job to do here. >> reporter: many of boehner's house republicans are skeptical. >> the problem isn't the debt ceiling, it's the debt. >> reporter: some liberal house democrats will vote no. >> there's no balance. there are no revenues. god forbid, we would ask, as the republicans call them, the job creators, the millionaires and billionaires to pay anything. >> reporter: the compromised plan would cut about $1 trillion in spending right away, form a new bipartisan super committee to find another $1.5 trillion in sa
. but the complaints have been especially harsh this year. steve handlesman joins us now with the latest. >> reporter: martha's vineyard is nice. no question. it's cool, it's calm, it's classy. but now it's not just an island. it's an issue. few said "have a nice vacation" as president obama left washington for martha's vineyard. ten days with his family on the scenic, exclusive island off massachusetts. where he went last year. barack obama's taken less time off at this point in his presidency, 61 days, than ronald reagan's 112 days, and george bush's 180 days. democrat john lewis. >> we all need a break from time to time. >> reporter: but on the viney d vineyard? republicans say that's obama. >> he's aloof, and he's not in touch with the american people. >> reporter: the gop website is offering obama get-away cards. one mocking his approval rating. in fact, the obama number this week on the economy is just 26% approval. this was atlanta today. see that huge long line? it was people at an employment fair. >> i'm just out here trying to find me a job to support me and my son. >> i look for a job eve
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information on the phone is steve coleman from the port authority of new york. good morning. the point being can you give us an update on the holland tunnel which we understood recently was partially shut down? >> sure. we have the north tube of the holland tunnel currently shut down. that's the tube that goes from new york to new jersey. we still that have south tube which goes from new jersey to new york open. we're strongly advising anyone to go to the holland tunnel to die stroert the lincoln tunnel which is still fully opened. >> i was not aware it broke down that way. north tunnel is new york to new jersey which means that's all shut off. no way to incorporate two way traffic at all. i know sometimes you can do that. you can split up lanes with cones and the like but that's not plan right now with the port authority? >> that's not the plan. rather have people use the lincoln tunnel. lincoln tunnel is open and gives people safe passage from new york into new jersey. >> steve, can you tell me to what you can attribute this flooding. i'll tell you, when you go in these tunnels you know yo
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